David Edgar Lynn, Sr., 72, of Patterson, passed away late Friday evening, June 21, 2019, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House  in Waycross, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Patterson February 11, 1947, he had lived in Pierce County most of his life. He was retired from Brantley Gas Company where he had worked as a propane gas serviceman.  He was a U.S. Marine veteran having served during the Vietnam conflict. He was an avid hunter and loved to garden. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  He was of the Baptist faith.

He was a son of the late William Lang and Alice Mae Jacobs Lynn. He was also preceded in death by a grandchild, Kacie Lang Lynn; a great-grandchild, Raelynn Paige Deal; four sisters, Joyce, June, Corrine and Carrie and three brothers, Wilbur, Bob and Dan.


Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Regina Hodge Lynn, Patterson; three sons, David Edgar Lynn Jr. and Jacob “Jake” (Amanda) Lynn Sr., all of Hortense and Willie (Ranee) Lynn, Blackshear; a sister, Betty Dowling of Tennessee; two brothers, Lee (Juanita) Lynn, Waycross and James (RaeDean) Lynn, Bradenton, FL; three sisters-in-law, Martha Lynn of Tennessee, and Deborah (Gerald) Gurganus and Becky Burnside, all of Falkville, AL; a brother-in-law, Randall Dowling, Harriett’s Bluff; 11 grandchildren, David Edgar Lynn III, Micalla Lynn, Jacob L. (Katrina) Lynn Jr., Scott Lynn, Kelsey (Tatum) Crawford, Kelsey Strickland, Sara (Curtis) Deal, Drake Lynn, Paul Anderson, Amanda Anderson and Allison Wiseman; nine great-grandchildren and one more on the way and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

Interment will be in the Raulerson Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.peaersondial.com.

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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